Blake Lively‘s fashion choices often pale in comparison to the daring outfits of her co-star Leighton Meester; but not so at the HBO Emmy Awards after-party, where Lively donned an uber-sexy Balmain ‘Paillette’ dress with plunging neckline and shoulder pads.

Blake Lively in a Balmain Paillette sequin minidress

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Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09
Blake Lively in Balmain at the 61st Annual Emmy Awards HBO afterparty - Sept 09

Lively paired the dress – which first hit the runway as part of Balmain’s Autumn(Fall)/Winter 2009 collection – with Jimmy Choo ‘Private’ heels (a nice simple choice which doesn’t detract from the head-turning dress) and some bold emerald statement jewellery.

More pictures of Blake Lively at the Emmy Awards party can be found by clicking the gallery below.

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